Mar 25, 2011 6:00am EDT
to support humanitarian aide. the u.s., with britain and france will continue hitting ground targets. nato could take over operations, but nato members are resisting ground operations. secretary hillary clinton will travel to london to help coordinate the strategy. the crisis in libya is prompting a protest tomorrow. >> there is a catch. >> the change that is metro is making to increase your security at rail stations. >> one of the biggest lottery jackpots in history. picture. >> psychologically t helps. it is a frosty cold. scraping the ice off the windshield, 32 at reagan, upper 20s in the rural areas this morning. mid 20s in the mountains. sun will be up in 25 minutes, by 9:00, upper 30s, climbing into the 40s by mid afternoon, increasing clouds. overnight, it will get cold again. in fact, by midnight, if you will be out for march madness this evening, layer up. by dawn, saturday, near 30 degrees. yes, still looking like a chance of snow, updated analysis, new information coming in. updated forecast for the potential for snow on sunday, in ten minutes. >> chopper 4, over gaithersburg. j
Mar 27, 2011 8:00am EDT
fighting they captured a key city and held by punishing air strikes from u.s. and coalition forces. nbc news chief foreign correspondent richened engel is on the ground. richard, good morning. >> good morning, lester. we are on the outskirts of ajdabiya. this town clearly taken by the rebels and with considerable help. you can see beind me one of gadhafi's tanks that was obliterated by air strikes. the rebels have pushed about 50 miles to the west of here. so, advancing their frontline in the past 24 hours or so. they say they will continue this until they can reach some more gadhafi-held territory. this is a rebel now counteroffensive under way, assisted by the western airstrikes. lester? >> richer, the nato officials say they're not trying to actively assist the rebels but in trying to protect civilians. their bombs are helping. how far can the rebels advance and is gadhafi's army, in fact, crumbling? >> gadhafgadhafi's army certain this area is crumbling. when you look on the ground, we've seen 20 armored vehicles destroyed from the air. it seems this is not just a defensive operatio
Mar 2, 2011 7:00am EST
. the u.s. and its allies are escalating pressure on moammar gadhafi. the justice department is being asked to open a new investigation into whether the libyan leader personally ordered one of the worst terror attacks in u.s. history. for than two decades after more than 200 people including 189 americans died in the lockerbie bombing reports that moammar gadhafi may have ordered the attack, sparking calls for a new investigation. >> there have been statements made by what are now former members of the libyan government fingering gadhafi, making it clear that the order came from the very top. i think we need to move expeditiously. >> reporter: this after two administrations -- bush and obama -- dealt with gadhafi. some of the families of the victims have written to president obama and say they are furious, sickened. receive any bernstein's husband was on the flight. >> we have chosen to look the other way because of business interests, because for some reason we thought we could bring gadhafi into the family of civilized nations. we now know how wrong it was. >> reporter: now the u.s.
Mar 29, 2011 12:35am EDT
, president obama says the u.s. has clear and focused goals in libya. he said he would share those goals with us as soon as hillary shares them with him. [ laughter ] i was just reading -- i was just reading about this, apparently, more and more companies have started accepting job and internship applications on twitter. here's a good rule of thumb. if you can fit your resume into 140 characters -- [ laughter and applause ] you didn't get the job. hey, prince william had his bachelor party this weekend. [ cheers ] and it was surprisingly low key. 20 friends just hanging out at an estate. it was really tame. instead of doing shots, they grabbed teacups and were like, "sip, sip, sip, sip, sip, sip, sip, sip, sip, sip." [ cheers ] ♪ [ rhythmic clapping ] [ light laughter ] this is a great crowd. i love this audience. good to see you, roots. how are you doing, buddy? [ cheers and applause ] hey, this is pretty cool. daniel radcliffe is getting great reviews for his broadway show, "how to succeed in business without really trying." meanwhile, the kardashians are getting great reviewing for